ags Photo Art 

Welcome to my journal. I post weekly to share my years of experience as a Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur wedding, Elopement, and Proposal photographer. You can explore guides filled with tips on various locations, venues, and more.

Dive in and swoon over all the love stories I’ve witnessed in California and beyond!



welcome to the 

Tips Trick & Guides



Big Sur



Weddings & elopements


BROWSE BY location:

BROWSE BY category or location:

Big Sur Proposal Photographer | Shiv & Divya As a Big Sur proposal photographer, it was an honor to capture this moment for Shiv and Divya. I had a blast photographing these two lovebirds. Big Sur has to be one of the most magical locations to shoot at. The view and the Bixby Bridge really […]

Big Sur Proposal Photography | David & Ashley Big Sur proposal photography is one of my favorites to capture. David and Ashley’s surprise proposal was an absolute blast to photograph. This surprise proposal was definitely one for the books. From the sweet moment that David got on his knee to the evening stroll along the […]

Pebble Beach Proposal Photography | Michael & Kaitlyn This Pebble Beach proposal photography was one for the books. I had so much fun photographing Michael and Kaitlyn. There is something so magical about a surprise proposal on the beach. Nothing like popping the question next to a view like this. Pebble Beach is one of […]

Carmel By The Sea Engagement | Alicia & Xavier This Carmel by the Sea Engagement was one for the books! Alicia and Xavier were so fun to shoot. Monterey is such a magical place for a proposal. There are incredible views and nature all around.  From portraits in front of the large stones to portraits […]

Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal | Ben & Elyse I had the honor of photographing Ben and Elyse’s Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal and it was a dream! These two lovebirds sure have such a sweet connection. They met in their high school Spanish class and were really good friends before blossoming into a relationship. You will […]

Big Sur Surprise Proposal | Gabriel & Jade Gabriel and Jade’s Big Sur surprise proposal was something special. These two lovebirds had such a sweet and natural connection. This morning on the coastline of Big Sur was perfect for this intimate moment. Big Sur is one of my favorite places to shoot proposals because this […]

Big Sur Proposal Photographer | Matt & Jenn Matt and Jenn’s Big Sur Proposal Photoshoot was a dream. These two have shared many special moments together in sequestered places while traveling. With that said, it was important that they have their proposal feel intimate and special surrounded by nature. The overlook of the ocean set […]

Carmel by the Sea Engagement Session | John & Carie As a Carmel by the Sea photographer, it was an honor to capture this magical moment for John and Carie. From the beach scenery to the perfectly cut diamond ring, this Carmel by the Sea engagement session was so beautiful and a moment in time […]

Carmel Surprise Engagement Planning I photographed Reynaldo and Danielle’s Carmel surprise engagement and it was an absolute dream. These two have been together for over five years, making the surprise that much more special. Reynaldo and I worked closely together to plan the perfect surprise engagement for Danielle, and all of our hard work paid […]

Big Sur Proposal Photography | Josh & Jane Capturing Big Sur proposal photography is something I do all the time. But Josh and Jane’s proposal was totally special and a total surprise. Josh and Jane both love to hike and the outdoors, so we knew this trail along the coast in Big Sur was the […]

ALWAYS authentic


join AGS on instagram